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Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Public health reopens today

The Kenai Public Health Center will open at 8 a.m. today. For more information, call 335-3400.

Basketball alumni game planned

Kenai Central High School alumni basketball games will be held Friday at on the Cliff Massey Court at the school. Women's games begin at 6:30 p.m. and men's at 8 p.m. The cost is $5.

For more information, call Pam Saltzgiver at 262-8999 or Marsha Gustkey at 283-3049.

T-200 poster contest continues

The Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race Association is accepting artwork from students in grades first through sixth for its annual poster contest. The winning posters will be used for race advertisement, the race program cover and awards for the mushers.

Contest rules are: Entries should be in color use crayon, markers or colored pencils; the picture should show friendly competition, humane care of sled dogs or musher/dog team involvement in the Tustumena 200 Race (known as T-200); must be an original picture no computers, copies or tracing; one entry per student.

On a plain piece of 8.5 by 11 white paper print the following required information: name, address, city, state, zip, phone number, teacher's name, school and grade.

The deadline is Saturday. Send entries to one of listed addresses: Tustumena 200, P.O. Box 220, Kasilof, AK 99610; Evy Gebhardt, c/o Peninsula Clarion, 150 Trading Bay Road, Suite 1, Kenai, AK 99611; or Lonnie Kay Brooks, c/o State Farm Insurance Inc., 10735 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK 99611.

Race volunteers sought

The Peninsula Sled Dog and Racing Association is looking for volunteers to help with the Clam Gulch Classic sled dog race Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, call Mitch at 252-5350 or Mindee at 252-1827 or e-mail

Art donations sought

Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna is seeking art donations for its third annual dinner theater and art auction. The production will be "Citizen King," a Kenai Peninsula spoof on the classic Orson Welles film, "Citizen Kane."

Deadline for donations is Jan. 26. Donations may be dropped off at the theatre from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

To make arrangements for a pick-up, call Chris at 776-8669 or e-mail him at may recoup 25 percent of the auction price.

To download a copy of the donation form visit

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